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Welcome to Barksdale ...

Barksdale is located in Laurens County<1>.

The location of Barksdale has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Barksdale is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Barksdale lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Barksdale: (864)

Communities Also Named Barksdale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two South Carolina communities named Barksdale: This one is located in Laurens County and the other is located in Greenville County.

Beyond South Carolina, there are 9 communities that are also named Barksdale - they are located in Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Texas, Virginia (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Barksdale.

Communities near Barksdale ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Barksdale.

  • Mauldin [Greenville County]
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    • Mauldin [Greenville County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Barksdale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,562 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mauldin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mauldin<5>
  • Simpsonville [Greenville County]
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    • Simpsonville [Greenville County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Barksdale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,272 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simpsonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Simpsonville<5>
  • Fountain Inn [Greenville County]
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    • Fountain Inn [Greenville County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Barksdale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,905 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fountain Inn<5>
  • Laurens [Laurens County]
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    • Laurens [Laurens County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Barksdale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,852 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurens<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clinton [Laurens County]
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      • Clinton [Laurens County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Barksdale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,304 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<5>
    • Woodruff [Spartanburg County]
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      • Woodruff [Spartanburg County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Barksdale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,507 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodruff<5>
    • Honea Path [Abbeville County]
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      • Honea Path [Abbeville County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Barksdale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,851 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Honea Path
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Honea Path<5>
    • Ware Shoals [Abbeville County]
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      • Ware Shoals [Abbeville County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Barksdale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,152 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ware Shoals
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ware Shoals<5>
    • Gray Court [Laurens County]
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      • Gray Court [Laurens County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Barksdale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 826 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gray Court<5>
    • Cross Hill [Laurens County]
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      • Cross Hill [Laurens County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Barksdale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 517 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cross Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cross Hill<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Barksdale. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Barksdale.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Barksdale. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Barksdale.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Barksdale. See our Newspapers Page for Barksdale.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Barksdale ...

Looking for more information about Barksdale? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Barksdale, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Barksdale.

Adding Barksdale to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Barksdale in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Barksdale was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Barksdale on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Barksdale. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Laurens County: www.laurenscountysc.org/

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Laurens, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Barksdale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Barksdale) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barksdale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5696, Longitude: -82.0873       In this case, the coordinates for Barksdale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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